To get the best experience while viewing this site, it is recommended that you upgrade to a modern browser version of Chrome or Firefox.

You may do so by clicking on one of these icons:


southern new mexico surgery center
 
  •  

  •  
    Health Library Explorer
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A-Z Listings Contact Us
    Newsletters
    Chronic Condition News
    Many People Still Misusing Antibiotics
    Health experts have long been urging patients to take antibiotics only as directed. But many people don’t seem to have gotten the message.
    Tai Chi May Work Well for Knee Arthritis
    Knee pain and stiffness are common when you have osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical therapy and medicines can help ease those symptoms—as can the martial art tai chi.
    Knee Arthritis Not Helped by Vitamin D
    Vitamin D is important for good bone health. But it doesn’t help relieve pain or slow down osteoarthritis of the knee, a recent study says.
    Prediabetes Affects 1 in 3 American Adults
    Do you have prediabetes? You might not know if you do. In fact, more than one in three adults in the U.S. has prediabetes, according to the CDC.
    Take a Walk to Cut Diabetes Risk
    Taking a short, 15-minute walk after meals may help protect you against type 2 diabetes.
    Should You Be Tested for a Thyroid Problem?
    Thyroid disease is a common problem as you get older. But experts don't recommend routine screening for thyroid dysfunction.
    Exploring the Link: Asthma and Osteoporosis
    A recent study suggests a link between bone health and asthma. Researchers found that people with asthma were more likely to have lower bone mineral density.
    Hip Replacement a Popular Choice
    Pain and stiffness in the hip can make everyday activities hard to do. So much so that some sufferers may choose a hip replacement. They often do so when other treatments fail to work. A recent study highlights just how popular this procedure has become in the U.S.
    3 Ways to Better Control Your Diabetes
    If you have diabetes, you know how hard it can sometimes be to manage the condition. That’s why experts keep looking for better ways to control the disease. Every year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) reviews the latest research on diabetes. It then updates its care guidelines for you and your doctor. Below are 3 key changes.
    The Top Tactics for Relieving IBS
    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be hard to diagnose—no simple test can detect it. The disorder can be even harder to treat. Stomach cramping, diarrhea, constipation—these symptoms may come and go. And what may work to relieve them for one person may not work for someone else.
    horizontal line

    Southern New Mexico
    Surgery Center

    2301 Indian Wells Rd. Suite B
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
    www.snmsc.org

    Phone: 575.437.0890
    Fax: 575.437.0905
    Email: info@snmsc.org

    Disclaimer